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Old 08-25-2005, 06:45 PM   #1
IssacT
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Starting proftpd on boot (/etc/rc.d?)


I'm sorry if this is an overly noobish question that is answered in the manuals, but I honestly don't know where to start, not to mention actually creating an rc.* file for /usr/sbin/proftpd.

So, could anyone help me with this task? Maybe some friendly advice? Thanks.
 
Old 08-25-2005, 06:59 PM   #2
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Try adding the proftpd path to the end of rc.local.
 
Old 08-25-2005, 06:59 PM   #3
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You don't need to create a rc.proftpd file in /etc/rc.d. Just uncomment the line in /etc/inetd.conf and either reboot or follow the instructions at the top of that file to restart inetd.

I would look into changing /etc/proftpd.conf first, though, to be a bit more secure.

Better yet, if possible, I would opt to use SSH instead of FTP. FTP passwords are sent "in-the-clear" whereas SSH is an encrypted protocol. There are some good articles in the security forum, if you need help.

Garry
 
Old 08-25-2005, 07:05 PM   #4
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I have an FTP server up for reasons, but thanks for your concern and help. =D

Let me check that out.
 
  


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